Port-de-Piles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Port-de-Piles: highlights and tourist information

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Port-de-Piles is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 51 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Port-de-Piles is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Crissay-sur-Manse at 18 km and Tavant at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-de-Piles, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Port-de-Piles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near Port-de-Piles

Markets in and near Port-de-Piles

  • Descartes: market Sunday (8km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (12km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (17km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (18km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (21km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (28km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)

More information about Port-de-Piles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Port-de-Piles, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Port-de-Piles.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (39km)
  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-de-Piles

Canton: Dangé-Saint-Romain

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86220

Distance to Port-de-Piles

from Poitiers (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 637 km

from Bordeaux: 258 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

Port-de-Piles is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Port-de-Piles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buxeuil, Drache, La Celle-Saint-Avant, Les Ormes, Maille, Marce-sur-Esves, Marcilly-sur-Vienne, Nouatre, Ports and Pussigny.

This page in French: Visiter Port-de-Piles